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increasing the amount of revenue coming through tax policy, or reduce the amount of expenditures by cutting back on spending or some combination of those two. i believe that the most credible way is through what we call a balanced approach. >> republicans bicker of the john boehner, republican speaker of the house, says effective cuts are the way to sell the debt problem. >> rule against must solve this problem by getting the spending line down. the charts depict what i have said for long long time. why shouldn't have a spending problem that cannot be fixed with tax increases alone. this chart will look a lot worse. our kids and our grandkids are the ones who are going to suffer a cut washington was too shortsighted to fix the problem. the generation will suffer from this issue in the future. thef we don't solve problem, eventually they're going to cut more. >> we should invest in education. it has to be a continuing priority because number one, we owe it to the american people to make sure that each and attaincan obtain their full potential. but also we need the country to maintain. it is
Apr 22, 2013 1:50am EDT
gold kaiser health news. and the elimination of more than $40 billion in tax breaks to oil and gas companies in the president's 2014 budget request. we talk with antho ctiof oombg government. washington journ live at 7:00 a.m. eastern, on c-span. >> kat zhou are second prize winners in c-span's student cam competition. they attend eastern middle school in silver spring, maryland. in their video, they asked the president to make the economy and deficit reduction a priority in 2013. >> we face the greatest challenge of all. a massive debt that is smothering growth and is exceeding the entire size of our company. >> we see now a fiscal mess that affects all of us. >> the nation is on the road to bankruptcy. >> balance the federal budget now. >> these are very big, very political and policy decisions. >> those create large ongoing deficits into the future. >> we must reduce the deficit, which is strangling our economic growth. >> it would affect a lot of different people in a lot of different ways. >> well, there is change and then there is change. >> it is time that we raise the bar.
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works. from get pinged every day a tax on various sources. so far, the major attack we have had has bn on custorfo ationte. they have not been the attacks that keep you up at night which is the was that would actually do some damage to our critical infrastructure. >> cyber attacks -- tonight on "the communicators "at 8:00 eastern and c-span 2. >> this morning, the author of "the closing of the american border"low said the effects of the bombinin boston of the immigration debate. then the discussion of federal and state health care exchanges. than $40nation of more billion in tax breaks for oil and gas companies in the 2014 budget request from the president. is next.ton journal" host: good morning. it's monday, april 22. congress will discuss immigration reform today. today marks one a week since the bombings in boston that killed three. with one of the alleged perpetrators in custody, the debate over how authorities should proceed will be at capitol hill. it being debated whether the u.s. citizen should be designated as an enemy combatants and questioned